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Burton and Halls join Costa Book Awards judges

Novelist Jessie Burton and children's book author Smriti Halls are among the judges confirmed for the 2021 Costa Book Awards, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this... Read more

Indies dominate Costa Book Award winners

Indies dominate the Costa Book Awards 2020 category winners, with two Faber & Faber authors among the victors—Natasha Farrant and Ingrid Persaud—along with Monique Roffey, Lee Lawrence, and the... Read more

Barnes, Clarke and host of debuts make Costa shortlists

Susanna Clarke, Julian Barnes and Meg Rosoff are joined by 10 debut authors in the shortlists for this year's Costa Book Awards. Read more

James, Rushworth and Wilkins join Costa judges for 2020

Debbie James of Kibworth Books in Leicester, Leah Wilkins of Five Leaves Bookshop in Nottingham and Iain Rushworth of W H Smith Travel are among the... Read more

Jasbinder Bilan | 'There’s so much inequality in this country for children; magical stories can give them real hope and open up possibilities'

Costa Children’s Book of the Year winner Jasbinder Bilan follows up her spectacular début with a novel about identity, tinged with the magical.... Read more

Amanda Johnson named new director of Costa Book Awards

Costa Coffee has appointed Amanda Johnson as the new director of the Costa Book Awards, succeeding Bud McLintock, who stepped down from the role after... Read more

Blackman and Carty Williams compete on Costa Book Award shortlists

Candice Carty-Williams, Malorie Blackman and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan are among the 20 authors shortlisted for this year’s Costa Book Awards. Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Tony Robinson visits a primary school in Leicester, while Bart van Es scoops the Costa Book of the Year gong... Read more

The Cut Out Girl wins Costa Book of the Year

Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) has won the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award.... Read more

Rooney crowned youngest ever Costa Novel Award winner

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, 27, has become the youngest author ever to win the Costa Novel Award, triumphing for her second novel Normal People (Faber), a coming-of-age... Read more

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